Sean was born and raised in Helena, MT where he was a three sport athlete for Helena High school participating in football, basketball, and track and field. He chose to stay in his hometown and play running back for the Carroll College Fighting Saints, where he was a member of three national championship teams in 2004, 2005, and 2007. In 2009 He graduated from Carroll with a Bachelor of Arts in both Health and Physical Education and Business Management.
Sean and his wife Jessica remained in Montana until 2011 while she finished up her nursing degree from Montana State University. From 2008 – 2011 Sean worked as a strength and conditioning specialist while also having coaching stints with the Helena High School Track and Field team as a sprinters coach, with the Helena High School Football team as an assistant running backs coach, and also as the running backs coach for the Billings Outlaws of the Indoor Football league where they won the United Bowl championship in 2010.
For the past five years Sean and Jessica have been living and working in Southern California. In 2011 Sean was a member of the Athletic Performance staff for UCLA where he worked with both the football team and also the women’s gymnastics team. In 2012 he went to work for EXOS (formerly known as Athletes Performance) where he assisted in the performance training of the 2012 NFL combine prep class which included the overall number one pick in that year’s NFL draft as well the fastest man at the combine that year. During his time at EXOS he also assisted with the training of NFL veterans, several MLB athletes, and the LA Galaxy of the MLS as well. In August of 2012 Sean finished his master’s degree in Human Movement from A.T. Still University.
For the 3 ½ years prior to moving back to Montana, Sean has served as the Sports Performance Director for Velocity Sports Performance – Redondo Beach. In this role Sean oversaw the performance staff and program development for athletes ranging from the youth all the way to the professional and Olympic level. He managed and directed the programming for the elite athletes which included members of the NFL, MLS, NHL, as well as world-ranked Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes, Olympic and USA level sprint cyclists, and Olympic and professional beach volleyball players. He also had the fortune of delivering education and consulting to the Chinese Olympic committee and their athlete’s alongside the high performance staff at Velocity Sports Performance.
Born and Raised in San Jose, California, Katie grew up playing soccer and riding horses. After receiving her Associates of science in Veterinary Technology, Katie worked at an equine surgery and sports medicine hospital in Reno, Nevada until deciding to leave the country for two years to work for the University of London and travel Europe. After relocating to Bozeman, Katie is studying at Montana State University to become a certified strength and conditioning specialist. Katie became a coach at the PITT after completing her internship in 2016. After a phase of competing in powerlifting, Katie now competes in Highland games, and enjoys mountain biking, and traveling.
Ryan moved to Bozeman from Wisconsin where he attended college in La Crosse. Growing up, he always enjoyed being outdoors, Ryan wanted to move out to the mountains. After visiting Bozeman once, he decided to move here. He currently attends MSU as a graduate student, earning his master’s degree in exercise physiology and nutrition. He is also studying to become a dietitian.
Between graduating and moving to Bozeman, he spent 3 years working in research and development of nutritional supplements. Ryan has worked with numerous athletes, both as a student strength coach at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse and as a youth football coach. He has also worked with youth and adult athletes with special needs here in Montana and in Wisconsin. When he is not coaching or going to school, Ryan enjoys competing in Spartan races, camping, hiking, hunting and exploring the wilderness of the Rocky Mountains.
Zac was born in Los Angeles, CA and transferred to Joliet, Montana for High School. He was a two sport athlete participating in football as well as track and field. After High School Zac attended Orange Coast College where he played running back for before transferring to Montana State University to pursue a degree in kinesiology. Zac currently competes in olympic weightlifting during his time away from coaching.